209 entries

Category: Youth

Immigrant Youth Encourage Peers to Apply for Medi-Cal

Undocumented and Uninsured campaign strives to help immigrants receive health care.
categories HealthImmigrationYouth

Montebello Unified and the March of Ethnic Studies

District resolution calls for high school requirement and development of classes addressing race, class, gender and sexuality.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

School Expands Horizon for Children of Vernon Workers

For the last 20 years, Woodcraft Rangers, an after-school program designed for low-income neighborhoods that offer limited opportunities to its youth, has allowed kindergarten through sixth grade students at Vernon Elementary to participate in programs that would otherwise be out of their reach.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsYouth

MUSD Approves Ethnic Studies Requirement

Montebello Unified School District took the first steps in implementing an ethnic studies graduation requirement, following in the footsteps of nearby districts and becoming the third largest district in the county to approve such a resolution.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

SCPASA Encourages Young Fil-Ams to Take Active Role in Writing Their Stories

The eighth annual SCPASA summit conference was held at the University of Southern California on Feb. 14. This year’s theme, “(Re)Writing Our Future” explored the essence of what it means to be members of the Filipino-American society.
categories Arts & CultureEducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsMediaRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

Latino Children Dental Health: Chronic Disease Plaguing Millions

February is National Children's Dental Health Month, a time to raise awareness and combat the health crisis.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthYouth

Kheir Spreading the Word about Teen Health

Kheir Intern helps launch student health advocate program.
categories HealthYouth

Actress Moon Bloodgood Raises Awareness for Organ Donation with ‘Save Olive’ Campaign

“Falling Skies” actress Moon Bloodgood just released a YouTube video to spread awareness about organ donation, an issue close to her heart.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthMediaYouth

Minority Students (Continue to) Stand and Deliver

Latino students from Chaffey HS in Ontario, CA continue to defy the odds to qualify for the California Academic Decathlon.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsYouth

California Welcomes the Rasta Youth

Chronixx is part of an unofficial collective of fresh artists committed to making music consistent with the roots of Jamaican reggae. Termed the “Reggae Revival,” this crew of ambassadors including Jah Bouks, Jesse Royal, Protoje, Dre Island, Jah9, Kabaka Pyramid and two artists joining Chronixx on his Dread & Terrible tour: Kelissa and Keznamdi.
categories Arts & CultureYouth
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